Join the Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering program at RMIT University and use your advanced engineering skills to contribute to our applied industry focused mechanical and manufacturing research projects.
RMIT’s experienced engineering researchers have achieved significant successes across application areas and industry sectors.
Through collaboration with our own institutes and centres we produce creative solutions to existing and emerging industry-applicable engineering problems.
Research is supported by state of the art facilities, including the Advanced Manufacturing Precinct.
You will be able to pursue an academic career in a university or be employed in senior leadership and management positions in government, scientific and industrial research laboratories.
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You will join an active research community and work with academics, peers and partner organisations who have demonstrated research success in a range of specialities, including:mechanical engineering:
- alternative energy technologies (e.g. solar cells)
- applied heat and mass transfer
- conservation and renewable energy (CARE)
- combustion and fuels
- computational engineering (including CAD, FEA, CFD)
- dynamics and control and noise vibration harshness engine and supercharger technologies
- industrial and vehicle
- sports engineering
- vehicle design and crashworthiness
- virtual engineering and design.
- additive manufacturing
- computer-integrated manufacturing
- design for manufacturing
- forming and machining technology
- high-speed automation
- polymeric and composite product development
- quality management in manufacturing
- robotics, laser technology.
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- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Start date: Continuous
DisciplinesIndustrial & Systems Engineering Materials Science & Engineering General Engineering & Technology
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS code: 079833F
The minimum requirements for admission to a PhD program are:
- a bachelor degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant discipline awarded with honours. The degree should include a research component comprised of a thesis, other research projects or research methodology courses that constitute at least 25% of a full-time academic year (or part-time equivalent). The applicant must have achieved at least a distinction average in the final year; or
- a master degree that includes a research component comprised of at least 25% of a full-time academic year (or part-time equivalent) with an overall distinction average or a master degree without a research component with at least a high distinction average; or
- evidence of appropriate academic qualifications and/or experience that satisfies the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training and Development
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International37440 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 37440 AUD per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Melbourne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.